Bhubaneswar, Jun 5: Former Mahanga MLA Bikram Keshari Barma passed away while undergoing treatment for post-Covid complications at a private hospital here today. He was 81.
Barma was elected from the Mahanga Assembly constituency in 2004 on a BJD ticket. During 2009-14, the State Government had appointed him was Chairman, Odisha State Cashew Development Corporation Ltd.
He was popular as a teacher leader.